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Northwest Bancshares (NWBI)

Filed: 16 Sep 20, 3:54pm




SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):   September 16, 2020
 
Northwest Bancshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Maryland 001-34582 27-0950358
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   Identification No.)
 
100 Liberty StreetWarrenPennsylvania 16365
(Address of principal executive office) (Zip code)
 Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:       (814) 726-2140
 (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, 0.01 Par ValueNWBINASDAQ Stock Market, LLC

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On September 16, 2020, Northwest Bank (the "Bank"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company"), amended certain criteria in the Annual Performance Award Plan (previously called the Management Bonus Plan), including for the Company's Named Executive Officers, which amended criteria are attached as Exhibit 10.4.

Item 9.01                                          Financial Statements and Exhibits

         (d)  Exhibits
 
Exhibit No. Description
   
 Annual Performance Award Plan

SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
 
  NORTHWEST BANCSHARES, INC.
   
   
DATE:September 16, 2020 By:/s/ William W. Harvey, Jr.
  William W. Harvey, Jr.
  Chief Financial Officer